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Welcome to day 12 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win the Ultimate Embroidery Kit from Sublime Stitching! Comment on this blog article by 9AM (EST) Monday, December 13th to be entered to win!

The Original Embroidery Kit! Everything you need to learn how to embroider (and keep embroidering) with high-quality supplies all brought together for you in one kit. Hundreds of possible projects, endless possibilities. Become an embroiderer like magic!

Comes Crammed With:
- 5" Plastic Embroidery Hoop
- 4 Embroidery Needles w/ Magnet
- PINK all-metal embroidery scissors
- Complete Embroidery How-To and Stitch Diagrams by Jenny Hart

Kit is packaged in super cute Floral Fantasy Tote!

Sublime Stitching was founded independently in Austin, Texas in 2001 by Jenny Hart, due to an overabundance of bunny-n-duckie patterns and outdated, overly-difficult instructions for embroidery. After first trying embroidery in the summer of 2000, Hart was unable to find any alternative patterns for stitching (“alternative” meaning: anything other than cutesy teddy bears, duckies, bunnies and scarecrows). Instead of waiting for the craft industry to do something new, she did it herself. Jenny decided to create the company she wished existed: introducing her own designs in non-traditional themes, with new education and new anything for embroidery.

Hart’s vision for updated embroidery has grown from her first line of four design sheets to over fifty themes, including the collaborative Artist Series, and a complete product line that includes quality tools and textiles for embroidery.

Sublime Stitching endeavors to maintain fair-trade relationships both locally and internationally and to collaborate with communities of other independent crafters, artists and locally-owned businesses whenever possible. All for embroidery and embroidery for all!

Comment to Win: What level sewer would you consider yourself?

Congratulations to corvus who won a DVD package from Threads!

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This giveaway is sponsored by Sublime Stitching

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.57 AMby rebekah-lynn

    Advanced Intermediate…I’m closing in on that expert category!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.52 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    Intermediate… I still have to learn a lot about sewing to be expert .

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.51 AMby 5294sandras

    INTERMEDIATE – I read and understand pattern directions and I am able to make adjustments and create pattern for projects around the house.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.49 AMby pink-cornelia

    I think I’m a intermidiate, I still relay a bit on patterns.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.40 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    definitly intermediate. as i can do a lot with an existing pattern but find it quite difficulte, without one. and i would love to learn better sewing skills!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.39 AMby mccit

    I’d say Intermediate, since i’ve been sewing for a number of years, but i’m not sure my projects actually turn out that good. enjoy it anyway…

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.33 AMby mishe12

    i would consider myself at an intermediate level. i enjoy educating myself, so i am always reading books and learning new things everyday.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.11 AMby vasavisuresh

    I can say, intermediate. With pattern I sew perfectly, without it too, I shall but takes quite a long time..

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.08 AMby Wendy Christie

    I would say that I am intermediate.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 06.06 AMby sunnydays212003

    I still consider myself a beginner, even after all this time sewing…maybe I’m too modest lol!!!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 05.46 AMby momof11

    I would say advanced intermediate. I know how to do lots of things. I have sewn a very nice wedding dress. But I don’t sew everyday and i still need to consult books to find out how to do things even if I’ve done them sometime in the past…not enough repetition on some techniques.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 05.39 AMby salynnet

    Intermediate, I can follow and slightly alter patterns, but I’m far from draping, lol

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    Dec 13, 2010, 05.27 AMby vasea

    I think I am something between beginner and intermediate.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 05.14 AMby eckypucky

    Intermediate for craft and home decor projects but a novice at garment sewing. :o)

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    Dec 13, 2010, 05.14 AMby felixknits

    intermediate…. i can follow patterns and make my own (simple) ones…

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    Dec 13, 2010, 05.11 AMby maffie

    beginner. i am learning.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.57 AMby leslie

    Advanced beginner? I can do a lot, but still get stuck on some of the basics—like zippers!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.48 AMby libra-s

    I would say I am intermediate/advanced. I can design and make pattern, but there are still pleanty to learn and I’m open to learn more and more!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.46 AMby tklexi

    Intermediate- I can draft some kinds of patterns, but not all of them. But I can draft and sew corsets, so I think Ive got a good handle on techniques and skills. I just need to gain experience with a broader range of fabrics and do some more tailoring before I’ll consider myself an expert.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.43 AMby Claire Larson

    probably a beginner-intermediate. I can do the basics, but I haven’t made much yet.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.42 AMby kimdewolff

    Competent, but still learning. Can follow patterns and sometimes make simple things (skirts, pjs) without.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.41 AMby dalan121

    Advanced beginner. What i lack in sewing skills and experience, i make up in creativity.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.41 AMby koh

    Novice/Intermediate beginner, I’ve been able to sew competently since I was 12 but I don’t do it often enough to have advanced much further.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.41 AMby dstme

    I once would have considered myself an advanced sewer but with the dawning of all of the new machines, cloth, tools and other equipment; I now consider my self Intermediary.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.38 AMby melissadahan

    I am an intermediate sewer. I can follow directions pretty well.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.25 AMby figamadood

    I’d say intermediate, and I still learn something new every time I sew!

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.17 AMby sewcrazymomma

    definitely advanced…..been sewing a long time….

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.12 AMby spetersn

    im really a beginner, but i like to take on more advanced projects sometime they work out other times i have to make alterations

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    Dec 13, 2010, 04.04 AMby sewknitful

    I’d put myself on the beginner side of intermediate. Or advanced beginner. I can usually follow a pattern easily but fitting and tailoring still flummox me.

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    Dec 13, 2010, 03.42 AMby Michelle Burton

    Intermediate – but pushing myself to progress further!!

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